WESTPORT, Conn., Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newman's Own Foundation today announced that John W. Everets has been elected to the Board of Directors of Newman's Own Foundation.
Everets has extensive financial services expertise and many years of experience in management and leadership. He is currently a partner at Arcturus Capital in Boston, Massachusetts. From 2010 to 2015, he was the lead investor and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of Maine, which merged into Camden National Corporation. Prior to 2010, he was the Chairman of Yorkshire Capital. From 1993 to 2004, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HPSC, which was acquired by General Electric. Everets served as Chief Executive Officer of GE.HPSC from 2004 to 2006.
"John Everets is a well-respected leader in the financial community with diverse skills and a commitment to excellence," said Robert Forrester, President and CEO of Newman's Own Foundation. "He brings tremendous expertise and value to the Newman's Own Foundation Board of Directors, and we are pleased that he will help us continue the mission of our founder, Paul Newman, of donating all the profits from the sale of Newman's Own food and beverage products to help charitable organizations around the world."
Everets is a Director of the Eastern Company and a Trustee of The Boston Athenaeum. He is also a member of the Newman's Own Advisory Board. He previously served as a director of numerous public companies and nonprofit organizations, including the Soane Museum Foundation, and he was a Trustee of the Trust for America's Health and the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Connecticut. He is also a former member of the National Academy of Sciences President's Circle.
"It's a great privilege to join the Newman's Own Foundation Board of Directors," said Everets. "As a member of the Advisory Board, I've long admired the extraordinary philanthropic mission of Newman's Own. I now look forward to taking on a greater role in helping to continue the legacy of Paul Newman."
Everets resides in Boston with his wife Cynthia. They have four children.
About Newman's Own Foundation
Newman's Own Foundation was established by Paul Newman to continue his philanthropic legacy to use the profits and royalties from the sale of Newman's Own products to make our world a better place by supporting charitable causes. Since 1982, Paul Newman and Newman's Own Foundation have donated more than $475 million to thousands of charitable organizations around the world. For more information, visit www.newmansownfoundation.org.
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